Perimeter College women and minorities who want to study science, technology, engineering and math—commonly known as STEM fields—at Georgia State University’s Dunwoody Campus are about to get a boost to their career aspirations.
A National Science Foundation $1 million grant will offer selected students scholarships and enrichment programs to help them stay in school and graduate.
The grant funds the initiative, “I Am STEM: Mindset and Belongingness in Underrepresented STEM Populations,” and will be led by Dr. Brooke Skelton on the Dunwoody Campus.
Eighteen $4,000 scholarships will be awarded annually to students with demonstrated financial need. Interested Dunwoody Campus students must be enrolled in a STEM pathway of study leading to an associate degree, Skelton said. Read more.